Facing Up To Security Threats And Risks – A Small Business Perspective

Many small businesses think they are simply not big enough to be the target of cyber-attacks, but this is increasingly not the case. In fact, online threats are one of the fastest growing security risks facing small businesses; with scanners becoming progressively sophisticated in the way they target unsuspecting businesses. In the past year alone there's been a range of scams aimed at small businesses, from fraudulent … [Read more...]

Protecting The Security Industry Workforce

It is common place for employers and principal contractors to drive down employment costs by illegitimately disguising workers as independent contractors, particularly in sub-contracting out the works required. The security industry is vulnerable to ‘turning a blind eye’ to the compliance with the Fair Work in competing for security work. At this year’s Security Exhibition and Conference (26-28 July), Greg … [Read more...]

Security Research Projects – call for input

The Australian Security Association Limited (ASIAL) recently announced that it was seeking volunteers for two separate research projects into the security industry. The first project, titled Understanding capacity for violence risk assessment in private security workers, focuses on the role of private security staff working crowd control and conducting the regular assessment of patrons for signs of intoxication, risk, … [Read more...]

AISC approves training package review

According to a recent report by ASIAL, the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has approved the case for change for the Security Operations training package Cert II and III. The next phase will start when the Skills Service Organisation (which in the case of security is Artibus Innovation) receives the work activity order from AISC, which will enable them to proceed with finalising the Technical Advisory … [Read more...]

The 2017 Australian OSPAs

The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) are pleased to announce the dates for the 2017 Australian awards. They will be working for the third year in a row with the prestigious, Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL). The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) recognise and reward companies and individuals across the security sector. The OSPAs are designed to be both independent … [Read more...]

Introducing Cortex: A Smart-City Appliance Revolutionising Urban Life And Public Infrastructure

  Since launching in July 2015, Cortex has won multiple industry awards – including three Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) Product of the Year Awards for Communications and CCTV Technology – and a Top 50 listing in Anthill’s 2016 Smart100. Why so many awards? Maybe because Cortex is an innovative, Australian-made, safe and smart-city appliance that not only upgrades, digitises and integrates … [Read more...]

Security Exhibition & Conference, 26-28 July 2017, International Convention Centre Sydney

  In 2017 the Security Exhibition & Conference is heading back to Sydney to the brand new International Convention Centre. This state of the art precinct over looks beautiful Darling Harbour and is a short walk away from Sydney’s vibrant city centre. The new venue features a total of 35,000sqm of exhibition space presented in a smart, stacked layout to capitalise on the inner-city location and provide … [Read more...]

#SecurityAward winners and finalists

Companies and individuals in the Australian security industry have been recognised for their hard work, excellence and innovation on a national and international stage, at the 2016 Security Awards. The Australian Security Industry Awards for Excellence have been an initiative of the Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) for 21 years. In 2015, ASIAL partnered with the World Excellence Awards to bring … [Read more...]

ASIAL AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE

20th Oct 16 The Westin, Martin Place, Sydney Celebrate the success of the Australian security industry Hundreds are expected to attend the prestigious Awards Ceremony and Dinner, which will be held in Sydney on 20 October 2016, to celebrate winners of the 2016 Security Industry Awards for Excellence and Outstanding Security Performance Awards. Media personality James O'Loghlin is back by popular demand! If you … [Read more...]

Secure your entry, as your event, the Security Exhibition & Conference returns to Melbourne in July

Registrations are now open to attend the 2016 Security Exhibition & Conference, Australasia’s premier security industry event, which is returning to the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from July 20 to July 22, following another outstanding event in 2015.  The Security Exhibition & Conference connects a community of leaders and showcases the most innovative solutions to hit the Australian market … [Read more...]